All Andersen® windows and doors feature the Perma-Shield® system, which protects the window’s exterior beautifully for decades.* It also eliminates the need to paint—and repaint.

andersen2The material used to make a frame determines a window’s thickness, weight, and durability, and it also has a major impact on its thermal characteristics.

The frame is also used in determining a window’s U-Factor. Since the sash and frame represent from 10 to 30 percent of the total area of the window unit, the frame material will definitely influence the window performance. When designing a home, use wall plans as well as floor plans.

WindowCentric home design principles help you do this by focusing on six standards that maximize the benefits well-placed windows can bring to your home, making a noticeable difference in how your home looks and feels.

Below are just some samples detailing how Andersen® can maximize the your home.